Masala chaas or buttermilk is an Indian summer drink prepared with curd, water, few spices, and herbs. This does not only help in digestion but also keeps you hydrated and cool in summer. Masala chaas or buttermilk is considered to be a great summer cooler.Masala chaas or buttermilk is an Indian summer drink prepared with curd, water, few spices, and herbs. This does not only help in digestion but also keeps you hydrated and cool in summer. Masala chaas or buttermilk is considered to be a great summer cooler.

Usually, plain chaas prepared with only curd and water. Adding some salt and cumin seed powder, churn and simply drink it. Masala chaas is a spiced version using green chilies and for flavor add few mints and green coriander leaves. Curd gives a cooling effect in hot weather that is the reason it is a part of the meal in summers in India.

Normally black salt is used but replaces it with sendha namak (rock salt) if consuming during fasting. Masala chaas or buttermilk is popular in the different part of India with some changes in terms of adding spices. Spices and herbs which are used in other variations are asafoetida, curry leaves, fennel seeds and black pepper. All are helping with digestion and have good health benefits.

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So let see how I prepare this masala chaas or buttermilk in detail.Masala chaas or buttermilk is an Indian summer drink prepared with curd, water, few spices, and herbs. This does not only help in digestion but also keeps you hydrated and cool in summer. Masala chaas or buttermilk is considered to be a great summer cooler.

Masala Chaas or Butter Milk

Ingredients                                                                       Serve 4

2 Cup thick curd
4 Cup water chilled
1 Green chili finely chopped (optional)
2 Tsp black salt
1/2 Tsp chat masala (optional)
14-16 mint leaves
1/2 Tsp roasted cumin seed powder
4 Tbsp coriander leaves
1/2″ Ginger

Method

  1. Take all the ingredients in a blender and blend it for few pulses till all ingredients mix together.
  2. Serve with ice cubes. Garnish with chopped coriander and mint leaves.

Masala chaas or buttermilk drink is ready to serve and drink.

Notes

  1.  This recipe can be easily adjusted as per the serving.
  2. You can add more water if want diluted or can reduce for a thicker version. This completely depends on the curd quality if it is watery then less water required.
  3.  Adjust chili as per your taste. With kids, I usually skip this.
  4.  This buttermilk drink can be prepared in advance as well and consume within a day. If you require to store for more days then don’t add herbs while making it. Herbs lose their flavor if stored for longer and give a bitter taste.

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Masala chaas or buttermilk is an Indian summer drink prepared with curd, water, few spices, and herbs. This does not only help in digestion but also keeps you hydrated and cool in summer. Masala chaas or buttermilk is considered to be a great summer cooler.
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Masala Chaas | Butter Milk | How to Make Masala Chaas

Masala chaas or buttermilk is an Indian summer drink prepared with curd, water, few spices, and herbs. This does not only help in digestion but also keeps you hydrated and cool in summer. Masala chaas or buttermilk is considered to be a great summer cooler.

Usually, plain chaas is made with only curd and water. Adding some salt and cumin seed powder, churn and simply drink it. Masala chaas is a spiced version using green chilies and for flavor few mint and green coriander leaves. Curd gives a cooling effect in hot weather that is the reason it is considered to be a part of the meal in summers in India.

Normally black salt is being used but replaces it with sendha namak (rock salt) if consuming during fasting. Masala chaas or buttermilk is popular in the different part of India with some changes in terms of adding spices. Spices and herbs which are used in other variations are asafoetida, curry leaves, fennel seeds and black pepper. All are helping with digestion.

Course Drinks, Snack
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Curd, Indian summer cooler, Masala chaas or Buttermilk, spiced buttermilk, Summer drink
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Adults
Author code2cook

Ingredients

  • 2 Cup thick curd
  • 4 Cup water chilled
  • 1 Green chili finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 Tsp black salt
  • 1/2 Tsp chat masala (optional)
  • 14-16 mint leaves
  • 1/2 Tsp roasted cumin seed powder
  • 4 Tbsp coriander leaves
  • 1/2″ Ginger

Instructions

  1. Take all the ingredients in a blender and blend it for few pulses till all ingredients mix together.

  2. Serve with ice cubes. Garnish with chopped coriander and mint leaves.

  3. Masala chaas or buttermilk drink is ready to serve and drink.

Recipe Notes

  1.  This recipe can be easily adjusted as per the serving.
  2. You can add more water if want diluted or can reduce for a thicker version. This completely depends on the curd quality if it is watery then less water needed.
  3.  Adjust chili as per your taste. With kids, I usually skip this.
  4.  This buttermilk drink can be prepared in advance as well and consume within a day. If you require to store for more days then don’t add herbs while making it.

Masala chaas or buttermilk is an Indian summer drink prepared with curd, water, few spices, and herbs. This does not only help in digestion but also keeps you hydrated and cool in summer. Masala chaas or buttermilk is considered to be a great summer cooler.

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14 thoughts on “Masala Chaas | Butter Milk | How to Make Masala Chaas”

  1. One really cant have enough of coolant recipes in summer. I usually make chaas with just mint and zeera. This masala chaas sounds lip smacking good!

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